Shoigu's visit to Myanmar on January 20-22 gave an "additional impetus" to military and technical cooperation between the two countries, Fomin said in an online press release.

"During the Russian defense minister's visit an agreement was reached under which Myanmar would purchase six Su-30 planes", Russia's state-run TASS news agency quoted Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant-General Alexander Fomin as saying.

Fomin expressed confidence that the Su-30 warplanes would become the main fighter jets of the Myanmar's Air Force to protect territorial integrity and repel terrorist attacks.

Shoigu's visit also included the signing by the two countries of an agreement on streamlined entry for warships to ports in Russian Federation and Myanmar, TASS reported.

The two discussed the potential for cooperation on military technology and training, the exchange of goodwill visits by their armed forces, and the strengthening of bilateral military relations.

Russian Federation was now engaged in negotiations on the delivery of the S-400 air defense missile system with some Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian countries that are interested in purchasing the systems, local news reported Tuesday.

Neither the Russian Defense Ministry nor the Myanmar Army has disclosed the price of the six fighter jets or when they will be delivered.

The Sukhoi Su-30 is a twin-engine, two-seater "super manoeuvrable" fighter jet manufactured by Russia's Sukhoi Aviation Corporation.